A child is something else again. Wakes up
in the afternoon and in an instant he’s full of words,
in an instant he’s humming, in an instant warm,
instant light, instant darkness.
Open Closed Open by Yehuda Amichai, translated from the Hebrew by Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld. Biographies Chana Bloch, is the author of Blood Honey and Mrs. Dumpty, and co-translator of … Continue reading